FTC Pushes Manufacturer to Secure IoT WaresAlso, Giuliani's Cybersecurity Credentials Questioned; Shooting Prompts New Privacy Guidance
In this latest edition of the ISMG Report: an analysis of a complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission against a router and camera manufacturer that could signal the start of a long-term battle to fix systemic industry problems related to the internet of things.
In the ISMG Security report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):
- ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk report on a five-count complaint that could serve as a message to the internet of things industry that IoT device manufacturers face the wrath of regulators if they don't secure their products;
- DataBreachToday Editor Mathew J. Schwartz discuss how some cybersecurity experts question the IT security expertise of President-elect Donald Trump's cybersecurity adviser, former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani; and
- HealthcareInfoSecurity Editor Marianne Kolbasuk McGee explain how last June's terrorist shooting at an Orlando nightclub prompted the Department of Health and Human Services to issue new healthcare privacy guidance.
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Be sure to check out our Jan. 10 and Jan. 13 reports, which respectively analyze the U.S. intelligence community's assessment of how the Russian government allegedly tried to influence the American presidential election through breaches, social media and fake news and the causes of a cyberattack that blacked out Ukraine's power system. The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, Jan. 20.